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Never Too Pretty

Legendary Sacramento-grown female boxing pioneer Cary Williams hit reset five years ago. First known for founding Prime Time Boxing in Sacramento in 1998 and becoming a boxer herself, she gained notoriety and evolved into an...

Hair on Wheels

LE BLANC MOBILE SALON is ready to roll. The cargo trailer tricked out into a full-service luxury salon is now available for bookings.“I always loved doing hair and makeup,” says owner Janett Thompson. “I...

Theater for All

In April, Sacramento’s Intrepid Theatre Lab staged its inaugural production, “Cock.” We caught up with Artistic Director Casey McClellan—who worked in theater in New York for seven years before relocating to Sacramento—and Marketing Director...

Day in the Delta: Clarksburg

A meandering drive south along the Sacramento River brings explorers blooming flowers, weathered oaks and barns, and colorful farmhouses that line the river. Twenty minutes down the west side toward Clarksburg, almost any right...

Beyond the Comfort Zone

Leap over May and summer is here! It’s a thought that’s likely to trigger a mixture of cheers and groans for parents. Life moves especially fast for families with teenagers, and summer is a...

Stages of Development

This month, as part of its Staged Reading Series, California Stage presents “’Tween Earth and Sky,” Celtic folktales by Mark Lyon. Artistic Director Ray Tatar calls California Stage a “developmental theater,” and says staged...

He Can Play for You

LIFE CHANGED DRAMATICALLY for musician Andrew Castro in 2013 after he overcame the fear of playing in front of people. Turning that page, the quiet 30-year-old then performed around 800 shows in three and...

Capturing Memories

Realizing his grandfather’s memory was disappearing forever, local photographer Rich Beckermeyer took action. He began regular visits to his Michigan-based relative to understand his roots. “I took the opportunity to bring my camera with...

Street-Smart Artist

YOU WOULDN’T KNOW IT based on her sunny personality, but Melissa Uroff likes to spend time in dark spaces. The Sacramento artist processes her photographs in the darkroom. “I learned photography in a darkroom....

What Nurses Wish You Knew

From bandages to code blues, nursing stretches far beyond simply following doctors’ orders. In fact, nurses usually dwell more in the daily care of a hospital patient than the doctors making rounds. Recognizing that...

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